Following on from the BBC TV’s Fake Britain programme about counterfeit mattresses, the latest warnings come from the Local Government Association (LGA) – which represents councils in England and Wales. They warn that ‘scam traders’ are selling dirty mattresses that had been thrown away but then simply recovered and sold as new. You can read more here.
Of course, all NBF Approved Members have been independently audited to ensure they have robust procedures in place for supply chain scrutiny and compliance with regulatory requirements. The newly updated version of the code now includes additional scope, bringing the total number of key areas audited to seven. They are:
Cleanliness of Fillings
Textile composition labelling
Awareness of EU Timber Regulations (EUTR)
Awareness of REACH Regulations
Awareness of EU Biocides Legislation